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Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

Laughspin Podcast, episode 101: Chris Rock, Artie Lange, Lena Dunham

By | November 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

It’s been a long, long time since we’ve recorded a proper comedy news podcast edition of The Laughspin Podcast with Mike Gogel, Laughspin Podcast co-host. But we finally got it together after many one-one-interview episodes I did with the likes of Judd Apatow, Dane Cook,...

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Laughspin chat with truTV’s Friends of the People producers, cast members Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz

Laughspin chat with truTV’s Friends of the People producers, cast members Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz

By | November 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | No comments

If you haven't been watching truTV's newest and first sketch comedy series Friends of the People, you are truly missing out. Fear, not, though. You can right your past wrongs by tuning into the stellar new series every Tuesday at 10 pm ET on truTV or by checking out the show's...

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Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

Watch: Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams in ‘Girls’ season four trailer + new photos!

By | November 7, 2014 at 1:25 pm | No comments

While Lena Dunham has been making headlines for reasons not under her control, let’s all remember that her show Girls is coming back to HBO for its fourth season on Jan. 11 at 9 pm ET! And today, HBO released a brand, spanking-new trailer for you all to hungrily consume. So...

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Elizabeth Smart topic of Bitchy Resting Face director’s new video, stars Alexandra Decas, Melanie Kirschbaum

Elizabeth Smart topic of Bitchy Resting Face director’s new video, stars Alexandra Decas, Melanie Kirschbaum

By | November 5, 2014 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments

Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped by Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Ileen Barzee in 2002 at the age of 14 and ultimately raped for nine months, is not your typical comedy fodder. In fact, a joke that has anything to do with sexual assault (especially jokes molded by men's...

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Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

By | November 5, 2014 at 11:11 am | No comments

Jon Stewart, during an appearance on Christiane Amanpour’s show on CNN yesterday claimed he didn’t vote in the Midterm Elections. Later that night, however, at the top of the live election coverage on The Daily Show, Stewart said he was only joking and apologized to viewers...

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Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot greenlighted, Muppets writer Nick Stoller enlisted

Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot greenlighted, Muppets writer Nick Stoller enlisted

By | November 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

On the heels of his successful HBO stand-up comedy special Love at the Store directed by Spike Lee and after months of back-and-forth, NBC has greenlighted Jerrod Carmichael’s untitled comedy pilot. Based on the fast rising Carmichael’s comedy as well as his life with his...

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‘Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever’ looks terrible even for Lifetime. On the other hand, Aubrey Plaza! (Video)

‘Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever’ looks terrible even for Lifetime. On the other hand, Aubrey Plaza! (Video)

By | November 3, 2014 at 4:40 pm | No comments

I will love Aubrey Plaza until my eyes stop working and I can no longer hear, but this trailer for the upcoming Lifetime movie, in which the Parks and Recreation star voices viral sensation Grumpy Cat, confirms all of my obvious fears— Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever looks...

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Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)

Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)

By | November 2, 2014 at 1:32 pm | No comments

Opening with the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Rock delivered a Saturday Night Live monologue unlike the light-hearted fare offered by most SNL hosts. Some online are claiming the old standby arguments against such a bit: “It’s too soon” and “sometimes there are things...

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Bob Odenkirk reveals Better Call Saul details: It’s 85 percent drama, 15 percent comedy

Bob Odenkirk reveals Better Call Saul details: It’s 85 percent drama, 15 percent comedy

By | October 28, 2014 at 4:42 pm | No comments

Ever since September of 2013 when AMC announced the pickup of a Breaking Bad spinoff titled Better Call Saul, starring comedian Bob Odenkirk, many have wondered just what the exact genre in which the series would fit. After all, Odenkirk supplied a lot of comic relief portraying...

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